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Grand Canyon officials recover body they believe to be missing man Gabor Berczi-Tomcsanyi

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Grand Canyon AP
Posted at 11:10 AM, Aug 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-25 11:27:03-04

GRAND CANYON — Park officials believe they have recovered the body of a man who was reported missing at the Grand Canyon last week.

Investigators believe Gabor Berczi-Tomcsanyi, a 45-year-old Hungarian national, visited the South Rim of the Grand Canyon on or around July 19.

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The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department contacted Grand Canyon park officials on August 9 in regards to Berczi-Tomcsanyi and park officials were able to locate his vehicle at the visitor's center.

On Wednesday, park officials located a body approximately 430 feet below the rim that they believe is Berczi-Tomcsanyi. Officials transported the body to the Coconino County Medical Examiner's Office.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.